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Carter Hutton
Carter Hutton
Goaltender  - NSH
(KAHR-tuhr HUH-ut uhn)
Number: 30
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 201
Catches: Left
Born: Dec 19, 1985  (Age 30)
Birthplace: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
2014-15: Earned a point in six consecutive starts from Jan. 20-Feb. 22, posting a 2.09 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage in that span... Stopped all 21 shots he faced on Feb. 1 at Pittsburgh to record his second career shutout... Of his 18 appearances, 13 of them came on the road.

2013-14:
After starting the season with just one game of NHL experience, finished the season as the sixth 20-game winner in franchise history (20-11-4 record)… Posted a 6-0-1 record when facing at least 35 shots… Was in net for both of Nashville's shootout victories, stopping 14-of-19 attempts in four shootout appearances (.737)... Notched a 13-4-2 record in from Jan. 14 until the end of the season, which included a five-game winning streak in his final five starts (March 21-April 13), posting a 1.77 goals-against average and a .940 save percentage in those five contests… Recorded his first career NHL shutout on April 5 at San Jose (35 saves)… Named the NHL's Third Star of the Week for Dec. 9-15 after compiling a 3-0-0 record with a 1.33 goals-against average and .960 save percentage in wins over the NY Rangers, Dallas and San Jose... Won his first NHL game in his first start as a Predator, stopping a career-high 38 shots in a 3-1 win at Winnipeg on Oct. 20, 2013.

2012-13:
Made his NHL debut on April 27, stopping 25-of-28 shots at St. Louis... Ranked fifth in the AHL in games played (51), and tied for fifth in wins (26) in his second season with Rockford... Registered a season-long six-game win streak from Feb. 16 to March 8 ... Posted a 5-3-0 record with a 2.00 goals and a .935 save percentage against Nashville's primary developmental affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals.

CAREER NOTES: Named Rockford’s most valuable player of the 2011-12 season after setting a franchise record for lowest goals-against average (2.35) and tying the club mark in save percentage (.917)… Ranked among the AHL’s Top 15 goaltenders in games played (43), wins (22) and goals-against average in 2011-12… Spent his rookie professional season with Worcester (AHL) in 2010-11… Saw 51 shots, stopping 47 of them, in his 2010-11 season debut on Oct. 16, 2010 vs. Norfolk… Played his first four professional games upon the completion of his collegiate career with Adirondack (AHL) in 2009-10… Earned his first AHL win on March 21, 2010 at Hershey after making his Phantoms debut 24 hours earlier at Norfolk.

AMATEUR:
Played four seasons at UMass-Lowell (Hockey East) from 2006-10, ending his collegiate career as the school’s all-time leader in goals-against average (2.33), save percentage (.913) and shutouts (10)… A 2010 Hockey East Second-Team All-Star and Bauer Goaltender Champion after ranking third among NCAA goaltenders in save percentage (.928) and fourth in goals-against average (2.04)… Also a New England Hockey Writer's Division I All-Star and team MVP his senior season in 2009-10… Allowed two goals or fewer in 13 of his 18 starts as a junior in 2008-09, finishing ninth in the nation in goals-against average (2.06)... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team as a sophomore in 2007-08… Won back-to-back Superior International Junior Hockey League titles in 2005 and 2006 as a member of the Fort William North Stars, posting a career record of 43-1-0 with a 1.72 goals-against average, a .926 save percentage and 12 shutouts... Named SIJHL Best Goaltender in 2005-06… Began his SIJHL career with the K&A 1st Nations Golden Hawks in 2003-04.

BACKGROUND: On Twitter: @CarterHutton… Favorites include Florida/Georgia Line (band), Leonardo DiCaprio (actor), Oakland Raiders (non-hockey uniform) and Martin Brodeur (player to watch)… Rule he’d most like to see changed in the game is getting rid of the trapezoid behind the net… Is most afraid of heights, and considers chocolate his guilty pleasure.

TRANSACTIONS:
July 5, 2013 – Signed as a free agent by Nashville… Feb. 24, 2012 – Signed as a free agent by Chicago… June 1, 2010 – Signed as a free agent by San Jose.

SMASHVILLE CENTRAL

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STANDINGS
 

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 CHI 57 36 17 4 158 130 76
2 DAL 54 34 15 5 174 145 73
3 STL 56 30 17 9 133 130 69
4 LAK 52 32 17 3 144 119 67
5 SJS 52 28 20 4 149 138 60
6 ANA 52 26 19 7 117 122 59
7 NSH 54 25 21 8 139 144 58
8 COL 56 27 25 4 149 155 58
9 MIN 53 23 20 10 130 130 56
10 VAN 54 22 20 12 125 144 56
11 ARI 53 24 23 6 139 163 54
12 CGY 52 24 25 3 138 151 51
13 WPG 53 24 26 3 137 151 51
14 EDM 55 21 29 5 133 166 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Josi 54 11 27 -3 38
F. Forsberg 54 17 18 -7 35
S. Weber 54 14 21 -5 35
M. Ribeiro 54 6 27 2 33
J. Neal 54 19 13 18 32
M. Ekholm 54 6 18 3 24
R. Ellis 53 6 16 2 22
C. Smith 54 11 7 -2 18
C. Jarnkrok 53 9 8 0 17
C. Wilson 37 4 12 -1 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 20 18 7 .903 2.54
C. Hutton 5 2 1 .916 2.36